Taedonggang Station

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Taedonggang
대동강
Korean name
Hangul 대동강역
Hanja
Revised Romanization Daedonggang-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Taedonggang-yŏk
General information
Location P'yŏngyang
North Korea
Coordinates 38°59′10″N 125°45′14″E / 38.986°N 125.754°E / 38.986; 125.754Coordinates: 38°59′10″N 125°45′14″E / 38.986°N 125.754°E / 38.986; 125.754
Owned by Korean State Railway
Connections Tram Line 3
History
Opened 1 September 1911
Electrified yes
Original company Chosen Government Railway
Services
Preceding station   Korean State Railway   Following station
Terminus
P'yŏngbu Line
P'yŏngdŏk Line
Terminus

Taedonggang Station is a railway station located in P'yŏngyang, North Korea.[1] It is located on the south bank of the Taedong River at the junction of the P'yŏngbu and P'yŏngdŏk lines.

The Taedonggang Hotel is nearby, and the station is served by Line 3 of the P'yŏngyang tram system.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Chosen Government Railway on 1 September 1911, as part of the P'yŏngyang Colliery Line. During the Korean War, army trains of the South Korean Army operated between Taedonggang and Imjin stations between November and December 1950.[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Kokubu, Hayato, 将軍様の鉄道 (Shōgun-sama no Tetsudō), ISBN 978-4-10-303731-6
  2. ^ Tetsudo Journal, January 2005, pp. 140-141